May 17, 2019 By Susan-Elizabeth Littlefield Link to live segment. MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The class of 2019 is soon to receive their diplomas. Some high school seniors are making plans, others are making history and one group of talented students is shattering barriers. There were cheers and pride as Kamren Anderson crossed the stage. He was […]

May 08, 2019 07:10 PM Link to live segment. One local school is looking forward to graduation with pride knowing all of its seniors will be graduating with the option to continue their education. In 2018, the state’s overall graduation rate was 83.2 percent, and Minneapolis Public Schools graduation rate was 69.2 percent. Hiawatha Academies says […]

Hemos compartido con la comunidad que el 100% de nuestros estudiantes de último año han sido aceptados en la universidad. Ahora es el momento de participar en su viaje mientras comparten sus historias. Cada semana hasta el día de graduación de los estudiantes de último año, los video de cada miembro de nuestra clase de […]

By: Gabrielle Grier | April 29, 2019 We’ve shared with the community that 100% of our seniors have been accepted into college. It is time now to participate in their journey as they share their stories. Each week leading up to senior graduation day, videos from each member of our graduating class will share about […]

Civil Rights Activist DeRay Mckesson will Keynote Hiawatha Academies Inaugural Senior Signing Day Celebrating Hiawatha Academies’ First Graduating Class   Minneapolis, MN On Friday, May 17 the first graduating class of Hiawatha Academies will celebrate their admission to college. 100% of Hiawatha Collegiate High School’s seniors have been admitted to college. At the event, each senior will announce […]

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Photo: Rep. llhan Omar spoke to attendees of an immigration round table discussion Tuesday in Minneapolis. By Aaron Lavinsky, Star Tribune. Article by Maya Rao, Star Tribune, February 19, 2019 Roundtable discussion shares stories. Linda Clark has lived in Minnesota for 19 years but faces deportation to Liberia by the end of March. “I’ve built a home […]

Joyce Preschool will offer a program at HLA-Northrop Minneapolis, MN – (Jan. 22, 2018) – Hiawatha Academies and Joyce Preschool will join forces next fall as Joyce opens a new preschool program at Hiawatha Leadership Academy-Northrop. Hiawatha Academies and Joyce Preschool have been exploring the possibility of a partnership for the past two years. This […]

Hiawatha Academies has canceled school Tuesday, Jan. 23rd due to extreme winter weather conditions. This means the following activities and programs are canceled: • Classes and programs in all schools • All after-school and student programs (including extra-curricular activities, athletics, field trips, and school events) • All meetings scheduled at Hiawatha Academies buildings Canceling school […]

Media Contact: Ambar Cristina Hanson Chief External Relations Officer Cell: 612-239-1893 ahanson@hiawathaacademies.org   Hiawatha Academies Executive Director to resign  Search begins for new Executive Director Minneapolis, MN – (Dec. 18, 2017) – Eli Kramer has announced that he will resign from his role as Executive Director of Hiawatha Academies effective June 2018. The search for […]

PRESS RELEASE September 29, 2017 By Ambar Hanson – This Thursday, Hiawatha Academies was awarded $1.87 million dollars from the U.S. Department of Education through the Expanding Opportunity Through Quality Charter Schools Program (CSP) grant. Hiawatha Academies was one of 17 high-quality charter schools across the country awarded the CSP grant. This grant was created through the U.S. Department of Education […]